Russia‘s top 5 trump cards in the sanctions game against the US

Russia‘s top 5 trump cards in the sanctions game against the US

Russia‘s top 5 trump cards in the sanctions game against the US Washington‘s reported plans to ratchet up sanctions against Moscow have sparked heated debates both in the US and in Russia over which country will be hurt more. The US has hinted that it would target exports of sensitive national security goods to Russia, stop flights by Russia‘s Aeroflot airlines to the US, and could go as far as […]

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Toxic cloud over Antwerp port prompts evacuation as firefighters tackle chemicals on fire

Toxic cloud over Antwerp port prompts evacuation as firefighters tackle chemicals on fire

Toxic cloud over Antwerp port prompts evacuation as firefighters tackle chemicals on fire Toxic smoke from a massive smoldering fire has triggered an evacuation in the Port of Antwerp. Firefighters are still battling the blaze, which produces “poisonous substances,” according to officials. Some 5,000 tons of nickel sulfide caught fire in a warehouse of one of Europe’s largest seaports, the Port of Antwerp, on Saturday afternoon. The smoke from the […]

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Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85 The Trinidad-born British novelist, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, has died at the age of 85, “surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavour,” his wife has said. Over his career, Oxford-educated Naipaul wrote dozens of critically acclaimed books and won numerous coveted literary awards, including the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001 “for having […]

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‘She’s a lowlife!’ Trump explodes over former aide Omarosa’s claims of his ‘racist’ rants

‘She’s a lowlife!’ Trump explodes over former aide Omarosa’s claims of his ‘racist’ rants

‘She’s a lowlife!’ Trump explodes over former aide Omarosa’s claims of his ‘racist’ rants President Trump has called his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a “lowlife,” after the former contestant on the Apprentice reality tv show, in her upcoming memoir, accused the US leader of being racist. “Lowlife. She’s a lowlife,” Donald Trump said Saturday, after being asked by a New York Times correspondent if he feels “betrayed by Omarosa?” […]

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‘Ask your grandads’: Russian defense minister warns Germany against ‘strength & unity’ strategy

‘Ask your grandads’: Russian defense minister warns Germany against ‘strength & unity’ strategy

‘Ask your grandads’: Russian defense minister warns Germany against ‘strength & unity’ strategy The Russian defense minister has reminded his German counterpart that approaching Moscow from a “position of unity and strength” is not the wisest idea, citing the bitter history of WWII that should’ve made Berlin more prudent. “We are open for dialogue. We are ready for a normal cooperation, but not at all from a position of strength,” […]

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